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I Was Busy

March 15, 2019
By foxag SILVER, Parker, Colorado
foxag SILVER, Parker, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Be a walking contradiction. Be strong and humble. Be deep and lighthearted. Be beautiful and intelligent. Be confident and humble. Be someone with a quick wit and a cheap sense of humor. Be content climbing amount and enjoying the sweetness of doing nothing. The world may try and classify you as one thing because that is far easier to understand than a person who has a little bit of everything in them. And you may feel misunderstood for a while, but just remember your people can only find you if you are brave enough to be yourself. There are parts of you that you have yet to discover. There is a greater love that you have yet to find. There are experiences that are far beyond your imagination. And it's all waiting for you. Life is waiting for you. So set aside your expectations and go explore it." - Alliemichellel

I lied and said I was busy. I was busy, but not in a way that most people understand.

I was busy taking deeper breaths.

I was busy silencing my irrational thoughts.

I was busy calming my racing heart.

I was busy trying to convince myself that I was ok.

I was busy trying to find a way to love myself.

Sometimes this is my busy, but people don’t understand that.

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goneg1rl said...
on Aug. 18 2022 at 2:16 am
goneg1rl, Danville, Virginia
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Very relatable. Really nobody seems to understand that that busy can come in the form of just trying to keep yourself from breaking. this was very good.

on Apr. 1 2020 at 7:55 pm
Enigmatic_Abstract, Garland, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Tell me, my dear, can a heart still break once it's stopped beating?

It really be like that sometimes

jmeeks said...
on Dec. 3 2019 at 1:15 pm
jmeeks, North Charleston, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
This is like the calm after the storm, everything has settled and even though it left destruction in it's wake, you know the worst is over.

This is really good. Short, straight to the point, well worded. I like it.

on Nov. 15 2019 at 9:50 am
human2person BRONZE, Sedona, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
I'm bored of being bored because being bored is boring.

I love this

on Mar. 30 2019 at 11:38 pm
Fate-S-F BRONZE, Beaverton, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
no one knows what will happen tomorrow, but things might change, use your time with your loved ones.

really good for a free verse poetry.

on Mar. 28 2019 at 12:29 pm
MarissaPham BRONZE, Grandville, Michigan
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This piece is very relatable and nicely written!

hheyboer said...
on Mar. 28 2019 at 12:22 pm
hheyboer, Gr, Michigan
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Very deep and meaningful.

Kmartin004 said...
on Mar. 28 2019 at 9:34 am
Kmartin004, Parker, Colorado
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